Tag Archives: Keep Jersey City Beautiful

Jersey City’s- Great Jersey City Cleanup

City of Jersey CityJersey City to Host First Annual “Great Jersey City Cleanup” as Part of Earth Day Festivities; Nearly 1,000 Residents to Clean Neighborhoods Citywide

3rd Annual Earth Day Festival at City Hall will Feature Local Vendors, Workshops to Promote Environmentally Sustainable Practices and Activities for Children

JERSEY CITY – In celebration of Earth Day, on Saturday, April 23rd, nearly 1,000 residents will take part in the first annual Great Jersey City Clean Up, a massive citywide initiative in which community members will join city crews in cleaning their neighborhoods.  The third annual Jersey City Earth Day Festival will also be held at City Hall featuring interactive and educational workshops, locally produced culinary creations, food trucks and handmade goods for guests of all ages. Continue reading Jersey City’s- Great Jersey City Cleanup

Jersey City to Hold Annual Adopt-A-Lot Garden Tour; Tour Includes Eight Community Gardens

 JERSEY CITY SEAL LOGOJERSEY CITY – Mayor Steven M. Fulop announced that the City of Jersey City will celebrate Jersey City’s urban gardeners, who will close out another bountiful season on Saturday, October 19, with the annual Adopt-A-Lot Community Garden Tour. Following the tour, a closing festival will be held at 12 p.m. at UMMI Living Garden, 93 Harrison Avenue.

The tour will begin at 9:45 a.m. at Riverview Community Garden at Riverview-Fisk Park in the Heights. Participants will then visit seven other gardens throughout the city’s six wards.  Bike JC will lead a bicycle ride to each garden and the Recreation Department will provide a shuttle to each site.

“Urban gardening is a model for a sustainable future and I am proud of the work that has allowed gardens to bloom on formerly vacant lots throughout the city,” said Mayor Fulop. “One of the goals of my Keep Jersey City Beautiful initiative is to work with our Division of Planning, Public Works and neighborhood organizations to get more lots adopted as gardens.” Continue reading Jersey City to Hold Annual Adopt-A-Lot Garden Tour; Tour Includes Eight Community Gardens